A Good Example Of Not Getting It

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    Ralph Peters (who has emerged as my favorite op-ed columnist) is sadly the best example of someone not getting the big picture on what's happening in Denmark and around the world. He puts his contempt for the Europeans before his good reason.
    We must remember that the "bigotry" being whipped up now is in response to the violent, vile threats of Islamists.
    If the Islamists want a war in the streets of Europe, they will get it.

     
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    I differ from many right-wing columnists, Peters included, in that I don't hate Europeans, I feel bad for them. They're addicted to welfare. That's what socialism does: it drains your spirit. Its infected that continent like AIDS, and Islamism is the pnuemonia coming to finish them off.

    But some are starting to wake up and warn others of the impending disaster, and kudos to them. Here is what I find downright offensive:

    Trope worthy of a leftist. It's those damn Europeans again! Everyone knows that's offensive to Muslims! But he goes one better:

    Hold on, pal. First, this isn't about religions in general, this is about Islam in particular. When someone writes a play about Jesus having gay sex with Judas, stern letters get written and some protests are held. When someone draws an innocent cartoon (For Muslim nations to complain about these after what appears in their newspapers is rank hypocrisy of the highest order) of Mohammed, death-threats are sent and embassies torched.

    I regard this is an almost blame-the-victim mentality. The simple point is cartoons are not equal to violence and bombing. Period. End of story. The plague on both their houses BS has to end and people need to see this for what it is. Europeans aren't racist towards Muslims. For the love of Christ they're bending over backwards for them so far they may as well pass a Sharia Bill.

    If Muslims are as completely batshit insane as they are making themselves out to be, whose fault is that? Is Europe just supposed to bend over and take it? Just avoid ever criticising them for fear of reprisals?
     
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    Well said.

    Europeans have welcomed radicals with open arms for decades, now, look at the rewards for that kind of policy.

    No good deed shall go unrewarded.

    :piss2: radicals......
     
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